Wisconsin Science Festival

A four-day statewide celebration with events for all ages.

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Check out these Wisconsin Science Festival Recommends events that happen year-round!

Suman Banerjee, professor of computer sciences at UW–Madison, shares insights gained from his UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative project on city-scale wireless networks.

April 24  | 7 p.m.  | Discovery Building, Madison

At this Wisconsin Book Festival’s year-round event, Daniel Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human,  will present his book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing.

April 26  | 7 p.m.  | Central Library – Madison Room

Explore how the night and darkness affect the science of different things at Saturday Science. Enjoy hands-on explorations at this free event for kids and families, held the first Saturday of every month!

May 5  | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  | Discovery Building, Madison

Wisconsin Science Festival Events

During four days each fall, hundreds of venues around Wisconsin participate in the Wisconsin Science Festival, a statewide celebration that connects people with science, technology, engineering, art and math.

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Get a glimpse of the Wisconsin Science Festival from these pictures of previous years.

What can you expect?

Dynamic activities for all ages celebrating the exciting science happening across Wisconsin.

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Follow the hashtag #WiSciFest to see Wisconsin Science Festival updates.

Learn about the year-round community programs at the Discovery Building.

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